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Birmingham 0121 227 0030
London 0203 790 9750
Salisbury 01722 339 508
Exeter 0797 710 8901

High Profile PLC Commercial Lawyer

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Location: Feltham, Berkshire

Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum

Date posted: 11/1/2019

Employer type: Contract Catering

Job type: Other


Ref: GR-3523

High Profile PLC Commercial Lawyer - High end Service/Retail/Catering TW14

We are recruiting for a high profile in-house commercial lawyer for a high end Service/Retail/Catering international PLC based in London TW14 with 5-10 years experience at the same level in high end service/retail/catering industries. Initially for the UK with the prospect of Global advancement.

Salary £70k-£100k Plus benefits

The Role:

Working across all parts of the business ensuring that the most effective legal process is followed in relation to the company's core commercial processes and procurement of goods and services and contracts

This will include advising on the right contracting procedures, drafting and reviewing a wide range of contracts, negotiating commercial contracts

Advising on legal issues and decision making in order to ensure the most effective working practices across the different businesses taking reactive and proactive actions to deliver industry leading standards around commercial law

Drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts supporting High end service retail & Catering

Providing legal input on the Company's internal governance including ensuring that proper governance is followed

Advise and support in high profile and complex commercial negotiations

Support the business in following the right legal contracting compliance procedures to ensure effective contracting, procurement and negotiation.

Helping to deliver excellent contractual documentation including drafting key documentation, standard terms and precedents

Work collaboratively and strategically with the various teams ensuring that they receive timely and efficient legal support

Deliver agreed education and legal training to all relevant teams

Work to develop additional areas of expertise relevant to Commercial Law, including but not limited to IP, Property, Technology, Outsourcing, Client Contracts and Sponsorship

Supporting Team Leaders in using technology and third parties to streamline commercial law processes

Accountable for how efficiently and effectively contractual documentation is completed

Select and manage external law firms where necessary


Experienced legal professional and likely to be solicitor or barrister but equivalent legal and other professional experience will be considered

5-10 years experience at the same level in high end service/retail industry

Significant experience of advising on commercial contracts with relevant experience working in High end Service/Retail/Catering Industries

Proven ability to work cross functionally with a range of stakeholders

Good understanding of trends in legal practice across relevant business sectors

Ability to write, present and verbally communicate at a very high standard

Ability to work under pressure, handling challenge with confidence, drive and enthusiasm

Good financial and commercial awareness

Visibility as an expert in commercial law practice

Credible and trusted advisor

Salary £70k-£100k Plus benefits

James Webber Recruitment prides itself on providing the highest quality of staff and due to the high volume of applicants, please note that we will only be in contact with you if your application is successful. ONLY CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO LIVE AND WORK IN THE UK MAY APPLY.

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